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Black Lightning Visits the Boys &#038 Girls Club in Austin

Black Lightning Visits the Boys & Girls Club in Austin

A new video shows Cress Williams, Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III, Christina Adams, China Ann McClain, and Nafessa Williams visiting the Austin, Texas chapter of the Boys & Girls Club where they visited with with the kids, signed autographs, gave away shirts, and handed off a check for $15,000 And you have to love that it[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 13 Recap: Shadow of Death

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 13 Recap: Shadow of Death

All rights reserved[/caption]The season finale of Black Lightning is simple, straightforward, and shows us why this series is so damn good.Gambi (James Remar) has taken the injured Jefferson (Cress Williams) and the rest of the pierce family to a cabin in norther Freeland to protect them Jefferson is unconscious and having flashes to when he[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Gambi Knows Tactics in This Season Finale Scene

Black Lightning Season 1: Gambi Knows Tactics in This Season Finale Scene

The culmination of the 13-episode season from series creator Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil shows Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) in the woods where he was taken after being injured in the previous episode With him are his ex-wife Lynn (Christine Adams), his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain), and his friend[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Extended Trailer for Season Finale

Black Lightning Season 1: Extended Trailer for Season Finale

The series stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a retired superhero, high school principal, and father of two trying to do his best for the city of Freeland and reconnect with his ex-wife (Christine Adams) When his daughters get pulled into the middle of the 100 Gang's problems, Jefferson suits up again to save them[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Finale Synopsis: The Showdown

Black Lightning Season 1 Finale Synopsis: The Showdown

We know that there is going to be a big showdown between Black Lightning (Cress Williams) and Tobias Whale (Marvin Jones III) and that both sides will be getting help, but it looks like things are going to carry over to the finale as well.[caption id="attachment_814822" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Black Lightning -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Return of the Whale

Black Lightning Season 1: Return of the Whale

Things are only going to heat up as Tobias Whale (Marvin 'Krondon" Jones III) returns to Freeland, and we all know that Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) wants to take him down.. permanently This is the showdown we've wanted since the first episode But the really big questions is: who sent Tobias after Black Lightning, and[...]


Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 10 Recap: Sins of the Father

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 10 Recap: Sins of the Father

She is about to smash one of the pods but decides to go get Jefferson (Cress Williams) instead And over at Club 100, Lala (William Catlett) is still seeing dead people, but this time it's his cousin Will (Dabier), whom he killed in episode 2 Lala gets upset that his boys are just hanging around[...]


Black Lightning Season 1: Tobias Gets Help from an Unexpected Source

Black Lightning Season 1: Tobias Gets Help from an Unexpected Source

We are nine episodes into the first season of Black Lightning, and while the season is a short 13 episodes, they put so much into each episode it feels like more.We've already met and gotten to know Jefferson (Cress Williams), set up the street politics of Freeland, met Gambi (James Remar) and Henderson (Damon Gupton)[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 9 Recap: The Book of Little Black Lies

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: The Book of Little Black Lies

She’s upset so Anissa (Nafessa Williams) shows her she’s Thunder and reveals that Jefferson (Cress Williams) is Black Lightning Jennifer responds to this poorly, feeling like her family has been lying to her She runs off to be alone.Jefferson decides they need to continue to try to clear Black Lightning’s name, and Anissa is going[...]

More Arrowverse Connections in Black Lightning

More Arrowverse Connections in Black Lightning

Anissa (Nafessa Williams), in an attempt to make her feel better, reveals that she is Thunder and that Jefferson (Cress Williams) is Black Lightning But instead, this makes her more upset that everyone’s been lying to her.Lynn (Christine Adams) comes to talk to her and Jennifer makes a joke that she can come in, as[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Jefferson Finds a Secret He Didnt Anticipate

Black Lightning Season 1: Jefferson Finds a Secret He Didn't Anticipate

All rights reserved.[/caption]The Flash may be going on hiatus, but Black Lightning is going strong with the story involving Gambi's (James Remar) past and Alvin, Jefferson's (Cress Williams) father If the show continues on it's current schedule, we should have new episodes straight through until April 17th, with the season finale airing the day after[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 8 Recap: The Book of Revelations

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: The Book of Revelations

Being framed for the murder of Lady Eve (Jill Scott) and the cops with a shoot-to-kill mindset, Jefferson (Cress Williams) decides to take Anissa (Nafessa Williams) with him as part of her training to try to clear his name This is the main story of the episode as they go to check out the bodies[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Anissa and Jennifer Are on Very Different Paths

Black Lightning Season 1: Anissa and Jennifer Are on Very Different Paths

Actor Cress Williams, who plays their father Jefferson Pierce and the title character Black Lightning, talked about what's to come once Jennifer's powers begin to manifest with EW.com: It’ll be different because she comes at it from a different perspective Even if you separate powers, you see that there’s a difference in personality types and what’s[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Big Time Spoilers in New Promo Trailer

Black Lightning Season 1: Big Time Spoilers in New Promo Trailer

The series, based on the DC Comic Character created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, tells the story of Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) a high school principal and retired costumed vigilante After nine years off the streets, his daughters get in trouble and he suits up again to save them.. then finds that the[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 7 Recap: Equinox &#8211 The Book of Fate

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Equinox – The Book of Fate

Everyone is at the tailor shop after Lynn (Christine Adams) was attacked and Jefferson (Cress Williams) ended up knocking out Anissa (Nafessa Williams) They learn she has powers and she learns that her father is Black Lightning Fun day all around Gambi (James Remar) talks with Lady Eve (Jill Scott) about the attack and is[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Cress Willaims Wants to Cross Over with Arrow

Black Lightning Season 1: Cress Willaims Wants to Cross Over with Arrow

All rights reserved.[/caption]A new video just released has the Pierce family: Jefferson (Cress Williams), Lynn (Christine Adams), Anissa (Nafessa Williams), and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) reacting to the scene where Thunder comes in to save her mom from the two gunmen Jennifer says she wants to see Black Lightning and the Flash (Grant Gustin) together,[...]

Black Lightning Season 1 Episode 6 Recap: Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder

Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: 'Three Sevens: The Book of Thunder'

But we'll get back to this.Gambi (James Remar) saves Jefferson (Cress Williams) before the police arrive when he is having an attack Gambi calls in Lynn and she does some scans, but can't find anything because of how quickly Jefferson's powers heal him He seems better, she gets upset with him pulling her back into[...]

Black Lightning Season 1: Has Jefferson Learned About Anissas Powers

Black Lightning Season 1: Has Jefferson Learned About Anissa's Powers?

Below are the official synopsis for episodes 7 and 8.Equinox: the Book of Fate (March 6th)THE NEW NORMAL – Black Lightning’s (Cress Williams) pursuit for Tobias (Marvin Jones III) continues Anissa (Nafessa Williams) continues to find herself in the new normal China Anne McClain, Christine Adams, Damon Gupton and James Remar also star The episode[...]